Brendan Gaylis, MD

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Dr. Brendan Gaylis, MD


10710 N Torrey Pines Rd
La Jolla, CA 92037
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  • Otolaryngology


As a head and neck surgeon, Brendan Gaylis, MD, treats patients for diseases and disorders of the ear, nose and throat. In addition to practicing the full scope of otolaryngology, he has expertise in the detection and surgical treatment of head and neck tumors, as well as thyroid and parathyroid disease. He is also specialized in endoscopic treatment for Zenker’s diverticulum, a condition that causes difficulty swallowing. Another area of expertise includes reconstruction of the face, nose, ears and neck after skin cancer treatments.

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Board Certifications

  • American Board of Otolaryngology, Otolaryngology, 1992

Medical Education

  • University of Witwatersrand, MD, 1983


  • University of Minnesota, Internship, General Surgery, 1987
  • Baragwanath Hospital, Internship, General Surgery, 1986
  • Johannesburg General Hospital, Internship, Internal Medicine, 1984


  • Washington University, Residency, Otolaryngology, 1991
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